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Freeride World Tour 2017 dates are in! And we're looking at another helping of the tried and tested four European favourites and one Alaskan outpost. Here's where to head to when if you want to witness some heavy lines first hand:

JANUARY 28, 2017 – CHAMONIX-MONT-BLANC, FRANCE – THE WINTER BEGINS

FEBRUARY 11, 2017 – VALLNORD-ARCALÍS, ANDORRA – HOLD THE LINE

MARCH 4, 2017 – FIEBERBRUNN, AUSTRIA – CRUNCH TIME

MARCH 17, 2017 – HAINES, ALASKA, USA – THE DREAM STOP

APRIL 1, 2017 – VERBIER, SWITZERLAND –THE GRAND FINAL

It's obviously been a bit of a dark time for the Freeride world recently with tragedy striking more than once in the last few months, so to be able to start to look ahead is no doubt a welcome relief. Of course we'll be keep a keen eye on news regarding riders and developments, so for further news and details on live streaming, watch this space.